(adj.) = capricious ; whimsical ; wayward ; fickle ; wanton ; faddish ; flighty ; faddy ; inconstant. Ex: Panizzi introduced what seemed to his critics unwarranted and capricious complications calculated to make the catalog much more difficult for the librarian to prepare and the reader to use. Ex: This slightly off-balance, whimsical remark was a Marsha James' trademark. Ex: The article 'The wayward scholar: resources and research in popular culture' defends popular culture as a legitimate and important library resource. Ex: The rise and dramatic fall of E-businesses is a testimony of the fickle electronic commerce (E-commerce) market. Ex: The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution. Ex: Whilst, presumably, a set of standards for the conduct of reference work, the document is in fact a hodgepodge shaped by faddish misconceptions. Ex: 'Anyway, to make a long story short, Huish said he knows Lisa has been a little flighty at times'. Ex: These emotions will have a knock-on effect on the child and may, in the case of the faddy eater, cause the situation to deteriorate. Ex: His inconstant and bizarre behavior in a crisis makes me more convinced than ever that he's not mentally fit to hold the office. ---- * de forma caprichosa = capriciously. * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.